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How to Turn Your Garden Into the Perfect Refuge for Recharging and Relaxing

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Spending time outdoors is one of the very best ways to improve your health across the board. Getting more fresh air and vitamin D can help to strengthen your bones, improve your blood pressure and help you to enjoy a more restful sleep. Meanwhile, simply being surrounded by natural beauty has been shown in countless studies to lower stress, to reduce your heart rate and even to stimulate...

Homemade Natural Tick Repellent

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Ticks are nasty little creatures that burrow their legs into our flesh and feast on our blood. They can live on our skin unbeknownst to us for days and will often transmit diseases and infections – including the highly destructive Lyme’s disease. As though all that wasn’t bad enough, ticks are actually a form of arachnid. So for those of you who get squeamish of house spiders, it means you can...

How Having House Plants Can Improve Your Health

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Want to improve your health immediately and at the same time give your décor a considerable upgrade? Then get some house plants! While it might seem too good to be true, simply adding a few potted plants to your living room or bedroom can actually improve your mental and physical health in a vast number of ways. Read on to learn how and to start benefiting yourself. Mental Health It has long been...

Some Top Ways to Avoid Injuries on a Work Site

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If you are managing a work site, then avoiding injuries should be your number one priority. This is not only your moral obligation as a manager/boss but it also makes sense from a business perspective – if you were to have a serious injury, it would bring the project to a halt and this would cause everything to become delayed. So how do you go about avoiding injuries on a work site? Read on and...

Health and Safety for the Home – Emptying the Gutters

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Cleaning out the gutters is one of those necessary evils that has to be done. While we might not like doing it, avoiding it will only lead to water stained walls and ultimately the formation of mold and loss of heating. What’s crucial though, is that you handle this process with care. If you’re in a massive rush to get this job ‘over with’, then you may be tempted to take...

How to Get Rid of Clothes Moths Without Risking Your Health

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Nobody likes sharing their home with insects any more than necessary but we tend to feel even more strongly about this when said insects are taking it upon themselves to eat all our clothes. This is precisely what happens when you have an infestation of clothes moths, which is why it’s so important to get rid of them quickly. Here we will look at how to identify a clothes moths infestation...

Bedbugs and Your Health – What You Need to Know

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The thought of bedbugs is an unpleasant one, which is probably why parents have used the concept for years now to scare children just before going to sleep (a lot of parents it seems are at least mildly sadistic…). But it’s not just children who should be afraid of bedbugs; it’s an idea that most adults probably aren’t too keen on either and they’re certainly not the...

Creating the Ultimate Home Office

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Most of us deep down are rather geeky and quite enjoy the idea of having a home office. While the idea of an office at home shouldn’t be exciting (it rather implicitly implies that you will be bringing work home with you), it’s easy to somehow get a kick out of designing a room to be professional and that shows off just how smart you are… And at the same time a good home office...

The Carpet Crawlers – What Dwells in Your Carpet

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I don’t mean to make a hypochondriac out of you, but if you knew half of the things that existed in your carpet you would think twice about eating that dropped piece of bread. Here we will look at the things that lurk in our carpets and what they can do to our health if we don’t deal with them – you might just start to see your carpet in a whole different light. The Problem With...

Cleaning With Baking Soda and Vinegar

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Keeping the home clean is not only important for our own comfort, sense of pride and happiness, but also for hygiene reasons and to avoid attracting pests or bad odours. However it’s not only important that we clean often, but also that we go about this in the right way. Using baking soda and vinegar is a great option here because it will not only save money on expensive cleaning products, but it...

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